Under His Skin

Yesterday Mitt Romney made a birther joke at Mr. Obama’s expense, and both the president and the oldline media–who have no sense of humor–were predictably outraged. Personally, I loved it. Mitt Romnney isn’t a birther, but if he can get under the president’s skin and knock him off message with a funny line, then go for it. It’s better than sitting there and absorbing unfair attack after unfair attack. If the president demands an apology, the Mittster can say with a twinkle in his eye, “It was just a joke!”

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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